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Title: Methods for Optimizing Hydroelectric Energy Scheduling
Authors: Mittow, Dorothy
Advisors: Bubeck, Sebastien
Department: Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Class Year: 2014
Abstract: This thesis analyzes the problem of optimally scheduling energy generation at a hydroelectric facility in Southern California. The Department of Water Resources must let a certain amount of water through a dam each day, but they have some exibility as to how much they release each hour. Since energy prices are di erent for any given hour, the goal is to nd a method of scheduling generation that maximizes revenue while minimizing risk.
Extent: 51
Type of Material: Princeton University Senior Theses
Language: en_US
Appears in Collections:Operations Research and Financial Engineering, 2000-2017

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